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August 4, 2022, 2:16 AM

Amtrak train hits semi-truck in Maryland, no one injured

An Amtrak train departing from Washington, D.C., collided with a semi-truck in Maryland Wednesday evening.
August 4, 2022, 2:16 AM
Amtrak train strikes semi-truck in Maryland, no injuries reported
1 month ago

US heat wave may force delays in Amtrak service

Amtrak announced on Tuesday that there might be delays due to high temperatures. A civil engineer spoke to ABC News about possible solutions for the rail network.
1 month ago
Amtrak warns of delays due to high temperatures
2 months ago

NTSB: Amtrak train was below speed limit before fatal crash

The National Transportation Safety Board says an Amtrak passenger train was going about 87 mph when it collided with a dump truck at a rural Missouri railway crossing, killing four people
2 months ago
Officials identify 4 people who died in Amtrak derailment
2 months ago

NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4

Federal investigators have begun looking into how an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck in central Missouri, killing four people and injuring at least 150 others.
2 months ago
NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4
2 months ago

Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision

Federal investigators revealed the dump truck that collided with an Amtrak train was traveling through an unguarded rail crossing.
2 months ago
Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision
2 months ago

A look at recent Amtrak derailments and other crashes

An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck at an uncontrolled crossing in a rural area of Missouri, killing three people on the train and one in the truck
2 months ago
2 months ago

3 dead, at least 50 injured after Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Officials

The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.
2 months ago
3 dead, at least 50 injured after Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Officials
2 months ago

Train derailment in Missouri injures at least 50 people

An Amtrak train carrying hundreds of people in Missouri derailed after hitting a dump truck, injuring at least 50 people.
2 months ago
Train derailment in Missouri injures at least 50 people
2 months ago

Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'

Rob Nightingale, a passenger aboard an Amtrak train that derailed in rural Missouri, reacts to the ordeal.
2 months ago
Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'
2 months ago

Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported

The train had 243 passengers on board.
2 months ago
Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported
2 months ago

3 dead, 2 injured after Amtrak train collides with car in California: Officials

Three people are dead and two others seriously injured after an Amtrak train collided with a car in California, officials told ABC News San Francisco station KGO.
2 months ago
3 dead, 2 injured after Amtrak train collides with car in California: Officials
7 months ago

1 passenger died in Amtrak train shooting

Police believe the shooter exited the train while it was stopped Lee's Summit, Missouri. No suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
7 months ago
1 passenger died in Amtrak train shooting
8 months ago

Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks

An Amtrak train struck a car that obstructed the tracks just north of Boston, officials said.
8 months ago
Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks
8 months ago

ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts

Plus, the omicron variant wreaks havoc across the U.S., and NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope.
8 months ago
ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts
10 months ago

Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma

Five people were treated for minor injuries from the collision.
10 months ago
Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma
10 months ago

Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck

An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
10 months ago
Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck
10 months ago

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

A dramatic video captured the moment an Amtrak train slammed into a semi-truck hauling several cars in Oklahoma.
10 months ago
Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler
10 months ago

Amtrak crash survivor details 'miracle' escape, files lawsuit

Amtrak crash survivor details of "miracle" escape, files lawsuit. Train, derailment, crash, Montana, death, injured
10 months ago
Amtrak crash survivor details 'miracle' escape, files lawsuit
1 year ago

Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident

Don and Margie Varnadoe were killed in the Amtrak train derailment over the weekend. The couple was on a special cross-country vacation to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
1 year ago
Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident
1 year ago

Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train

Federal investigations are in rural Montana after a train carrying more than 150 people derailed late Saturday. Dozens have been reportedly injured and three people were killed.
1 year ago
Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train
1 year ago

3 dead, over 50 injured in Amtrak train derailment

Three people died and many were injured in an Amtrak train derailment in Montana.
1 year ago
3 dead, over 50 injured in Amtrak train derailment
1 year ago

NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana

The 10-car locomotive was on its way to Seattle from Chicago.
1 year ago
NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana
1 year ago

Investigators probe deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana

A train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed Saturday afternoon.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Montana governor gives updates on Amtrak derailment

Gov. Greg Gianforte said all train passengers -- except for the five that remained hospitalized in stable condition -- have been moved out of the area.
1 year ago
Montana governor gives updates on Amtrak derailment
1 year ago

Amtrak train derails in Montana

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah shares the latest developments on the accident, which has left at least three people dead and many injured.
1 year ago
Amtrak train derails in Montana
1 year ago

Video shows aftermath of deadly Montana Amtrak train derailment

At least three people died after an Amtrak train derailed in northern Montana on Saturday, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
1 year ago
Video shows aftermath of deadly Montana Amtrak train derailment
1 year ago

Amtrak seeks $75B in federal funds to expand rail network, add new routes

The company released its Amtrak Corridor Vision Thursday, detailing its 15-year plan to introduce 39 new routes to its network and add service to 160 new communities.
1 year ago
Amtrak seeks $75B in federal funds to expand rail network, add new routes
1 year ago

How 'Amtrak Joe' Biden's infrastructure push could put rail back on track in the US

What Joe Biden's massive infrastructure push could mean for rail in the U.S.
1 year ago
How 'Amtrak Joe' can revolutionize rail in the US
1 year ago

Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland

Cell phone video showed an Amtrak train slamming into a truck. The truck driver was able to jump out moments before the fiery crash. No passengers or crew members were injured on board.
1 year ago
Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland
2 years ago

Amtrak to cut back on its longer routes because of virus

Amtrak will cut service later this year on most of its long-distance routes nationwide to three times a week instead of the current daily service because ridership has fallen significantly during the coronavirus pandemic
2 years ago
Amtrak to cut back on its longer routes because of virus
3 years ago

Amtrak backtracks on $25,000 charge to wheelchair passengers, promises policy review

Amtrack said it's not going to charge two riders with wheelchairs $25,000.
3 years ago
Amtrak backtracks on $25,000 charge to wheelchair passengers, promises policy review
3 years ago

Amtrak worker killed while working on electrical line in New York

An Amtrak maintenance man was working on a transformer in the Bronx when he was killed from a power surge Thursday morning.
3 years ago
Amtrak worker killed while working on electrical line
3 years ago

Authorities ID 3 killed in Florida crash with Amtrak train

Authorities have identified three people in Florida who were killed in a vehicle that collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Florida
3 years ago
3 years ago

Amtrak announces new non-stop service between DC and NYC

The Acela Nonstop will depart Washington Union Station and arrive at New York Penn Station with a total travel time of two hours and 35 minutes.
3 years ago
Amtrak announces new non-stop service between DC and NYC
3 years ago

Rescue underway for 183 Amtrak passengers stranded in Oregon

An Amtrak train with 183 passengers on board was stranded in Oregon for over 24 hours.
3 years ago
Rescue underway for 183 stranded Amtrak passengers
3 years ago

Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard

The Coast Starlight Train 11, traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles, came to a standstill near a tiny town in Oregon after hitting a tree that fell on the track.
3 years ago
Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard
4 years ago
Amtrak cars detach, stranding riders ahead of Thanksgiving
4 years ago

Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York

A New York-bound train got stuck near Albany when two of the cars separated, stranding passengers in the cold for over two hours.
4 years ago
Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York
5 years ago

Amtrak cars separate on Boston-bound Acela train

A passenger said the first class and quiet cars were impacted by the incident.
5 years ago
Amtrak train breaks apart en route to Boston
5 years ago

Amtrak train breaks apart on trip to Boston

All 52 passengers were uninjured; authorities are investigating the incident.
5 years ago
Amtrak train breaks apart on trip to Boston
5 years ago

Chaotic 911 calls released from deadly train accident

Police released the calls from inside the train to a 911 dispatcher moments after an Amtrak train on its way to Miami crashed head on into a freight train in South Carolina.
5 years ago
Chaotic 911 calls released from deadly train accident
5 years ago

Truck driver in last week's train crash was trying to go through a closed crossing, Amtrak president says

Amtrak's president talked about the deadly crash last week in Virginia.
5 years ago
Train crash last week happened when truck driver went into closed crossing: Amtrak
5 years ago

South Carolina Amtrak crash is the latest in a string of accidents over the past few years

Sunday's deadly crash in South Carolina was the latest in a string of Amtrak accidents.
5 years ago
Amtrak crash is the latest in a string over last few years
5 years ago

Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly crash; it says freight line controls signals

"The cafe car ... was completely folded in half," a passenger said.
5 years ago
Amtrak train was on wrong track in deadly crash, authorities say
5 years ago

New details on Amtrak crash that killed 2 people

A Miami-bound Amtrak train appeared to be on the wrong track when it collided with a freight train in South Carolina, killing two people and injuring 116, according to authorities.
5 years ago
New details on Amtrak crash that killed 2 people
5 years ago

2 dead after Amtrak passenger train collides with freight train in South Carolina

This is the second deadly train accident involving Amtrak in less than a week.
5 years ago
2 dead after Amtrak passenger train collides with freight train in South Carolina
5 years ago

NTSB finds 'weak safety culture' at Amtrak after fatal Pennsylvania crash

NTSB found 20 cultural safety lapses at Amtrak during its investigation.
5 years ago
'Weak safety culture' at Amtrak led to fatal 2016 crash, investigators say
5 years ago

Video shows moments before fatal Amtrak crash

Following a 19-month investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board identified 20 different factors contributing to the April 2016 crash that killed two veteran Amtrak employees when the company's train struck a backhoe and derailed.
5 years ago
Video shows moments before fatal Amtrak crash
5 years ago

4 Amtrak cars derail south of Tacoma

Plus, Whole Foods recalls over 400 pounds of mismarked tuna salad; racing dogs tested positive for cocaine in Florida.
5 years ago
4 Amtrak cars derail south of Tacoma
5 years ago

Amtrak engineer of deadly train crash in Philadelphia turns himself in

The district attorney had decided not to prosecute Brandon Bostian, but the families of some of the victims filed a private criminal complaint.
5 years ago
Amtrak engineer of deadly train crash in Philadelphia turns himself in